Hamilton’s Turn and Gymnastic Circle Embracing the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa

Anna Robertsone-News

Since its inception in 1953, Hamilton’s Turn and Gymnastic Circle (T&G) club has prided itself on being a little club that delivers big results – both in competition and in the community. “It has largely avoided the excessive focus on competition that has led to the athlete welfare and child safety issues highlighted in the 2020 Independent Review into the … Read More

An email home from Ollerup – Grace Shearer

Anna Robertsone-News

Grace Shearer (Omni Gymnastics Club) is currently enjoying a 6-month scholarship at Ollerup in Denmark – read her email below to see just how much. “There have been so many highlights during my time at Ollerup, that I don’t quite know where to start! At the start of March, we went on a school ski trip to Trysil Norway. It … Read More

Spring Semester at Ollerup – Tamara Marcijasz

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Tamara Marcijasz (Olympia Gymnastic Sports) is partway through her 6-month scholarship at Ollerup—read on to hear about some of her adventures so far. “122 days have passed since I first arrived at Ollerup Gymnastikhojskolen, and this time has flown by in the blink of an eye. We have gone through events such as Fastelavn (Northern European carnival tradition), a week-long … Read More

2023 National Service Award – Dylan Schmidt

Anna Robertsone-News

From the annual general meeting held virtually Wednesday 14 June, we congratulate Dylan Schmidt on being awarded a national service award, for his services to Gymnastics New Zealand as outlined in the citation below. Dylan has been a successful competitive trampolinist since 2007, winning his first World Age Group Trampoline Championship in 2009. He has won multiple, uncountable medals since … Read More

2023 Meritorious Award – Keita McComb

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We offer our congratulations to Keita McComb whose services to Gymnastics NZ were recognised with a meritorious award (see the below citation), at the annual general meeting held virtually Wednesday 14 June. Keita commenced her career in rhythmic gymnastics as a gymnast. She commenced her judging career in 1999; judged at her first national championships in 2001 and since this … Read More

2023 Meritorious Award – Misha Koudinov

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Congratulations to Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov who was awarded a meritorious award at the annual general meeting on Wednesday 14 June, for his many services to Gymnastics NZ as outlined in the citation below. For eighteen years Misha has represented Gymnastics NZ internationally at the highest level and has provided memorable moments above and beyond the competition results sheets. In the … Read More

2023 Life Membership Award – Gareth Brettell

Anna Robertsone-News

The last, but by no means least, award announced at the annual general meeting on Wednesday 14 June was a life membership award to Gareth Brettell. We congratulate Gareth on his second significant award, which he has received for his services outlined in the below citation. In 2017 Gareth was also awarded a Gymnastics NZ meritorious award. He has been … Read More

2022 Commonwealth Games athletes in action

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Our MAG athletes are competing from Thursday 29th July and our two Rhythmic gymnasts are in action from Thursday 4th August. Viewing is via SKY’s six Birmingham channels and general highlights are on Prime. Check out all the information about the NZ Team including past Commonwealth Games history at https://www.olympic.org.nz/games/birmingham-2022/

Gymnasts of the Year 2021-22 Awarded 

Anna Robertsone-News

This morning at the opening ceremony of the 2022 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships, four athletes were recognised for their outstanding achievements in their respective gymnastics sports with the Gymnasts of the Year awards. Men’s Artistic Gymnastics: Misha Koudinov – Tri Star Gymnastics During the 2021-22 time period Misha has represented New Zealand at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, World Cups … Read More